Monthly Archives: September 2011

How Facebook Timeline Might Radically Change the Look of Brand Pages [PICS]

by Todd Wasserman Facebook’s blockbuster announcements last week have already gotten marketers to rethink how they will use the platform, but what about their brand pages? Facebook hasn’t said anything specific about how the likes of Coca-Cola or McDonald’s might take advantage of … Continue reading

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ZYNGA’s Q2: The Numbers Are Even More Horrible Than They Look

Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry | Sep. 27, 2011, 11:27 AM Image: Screenshot This note is from BI Research, a new tech-industry intelligence service. The service is currently in beta and free. To learn more and sign up, please click here.  Zynga published the results for its June … Continue reading

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Creating the Lean Startup

How Eric Ries developed a scientific method for launching profitable companies By Eric Ries |  From the October 2011 issue of Inc. magazine Emily Shur Mr. Lean Eric Ries says entrepreneurs should treat start-ups like experiments. Courtesy Publisher   Squandered capital, wasted efforts, shattered dreams. … Continue reading

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Cellphone shipments falls 3 pc in April-June; Nokia No 1 seller

27 SEP, 2011, 04.46PM IST, PTI NEW DELHI: Mobile handset shipments to Indiadeclined by 3 per cent in the April-June period compared to the previous quarter due to inventory build-up and reworking on product line-up by vendors, says research firm IDC. However, on year-on-year … Continue reading

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Should Spotify Users Be Required to Have Facebook Accounts? [POLL]

about 9 hours ago by Ben Parr22 Spotify has come under a lot of fire for a recent decision to force users to use Facebook to sign up for its streaming music service. The change, made not long after Facebook’s f8 developer … Continue reading

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Facebook Offers Free Ads to Small Businesses

BY DIANA RANSOM During the recession and beyond, small business owners’ No. 1 challenge has been a lack of customers. To fill the gap, experts often suggest boosting sales and marketing efforts, rather than cut back. After all, as the saying … Continue reading

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Harnessing The Power Of Online Customer Reviews For Local Business Growth

Sep 26, 2011 at 12:52pm ET by Myles Anderson The local search market is a rapidly growing and changing area of search marketing. Local consumers are both more elusive and more connected than ever before and local business owners need to … Continue reading

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